Art

24 Feb 2020

Manchester as a Case Study in Gentrification-Weaponized Art

by Xan Holbrook As anyone who has read my work can intuit, I am an Englishman. Specifically, from Manchester. The story of Manchester is one of change. Ask anyone who sells apartments or business space around here and they’d trot out “rebirth” or “reinvention” but the point remains true. A

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10 Jan 2020

New Store Opens in Oakland Completely Lambasting Consumerism

A very popular new store opened in Oakland this week, but the goods stocked on the shelves are not quite what you’d expect. Val-U-Mart is a new interactive art installation at Pro Arts Gallery offering a playful exploration of money, values, and consumerism. Seventy-five Bay Area artists came together to make

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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09 Jan 2020

NEW YORK’S TOP ART EVENTS IN JANUARY

Did you promise that you would become a more creative and culturally-aware person in 2020?  Check out these events happening around New York (and one event in New Jersey!) to learn more about famous artists, cool artmaking techniques, and for opportunities to advance your own career!  Don’t let the cold

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02 Jan 2020

We wanna send you to The Art of Burning Man

An exclusive late-night access to OMCA’s major fall exhibition No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man, plus enjoy the rare opportunity to enjoy snacks and beverages from the Blue Oak café inside the gallery while spending time with your community. Stay up late and marvel at the spectacular artworks from

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18 Sep 2019

We Wanna Send You to Check Out Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin

Ed Hardy: Deeper Than Skin at the de Young museum is the first museum retrospective of renowned tattoo artist and California native Ed Hardy tracks his goal of elevating the tattoo from its subculture status to an important visual art form. The exhibition surveys Hardy’s life in art that has as

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12 Sep 2019

SEPTEMBER ART EVENTS, PARTIES, & OPENINGS

Make the most of your September in San Francisco by checking out one of these cool art events, parties and openings.  There will be tons of opportunities for you to purchase art (with the funds going to great places), lectures that unpack some of the biggest cultural phenomenons, and crazy

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03 Sep 2019

Drawn From the City : Ashley

DRAWN FROM THE CITY: Illustrations and Interviews of SF’s Best, first appeared in The Bold Italic in 2015 and ran through 2016. We at broke-assstuart.com liked them so much we asked Crystal if we could put them out again as a time capsule of SF’s creative scene during the height of the

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29 Aug 2019

Bay Area Summer is Starting with Hella Creative Events

Summer traditionally starts in September in San Francisco, and all over the Bay there are hella gallery openings, new music programming, and even a free roller rink at the Fort Mason Center for the Arts!  Take advantage of September and make it a super creative month. IF YOU KNOW YOU

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